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vocab lesson 8 2

Terms

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animosity
(n) strong dislike; bitter hostility
apathy
(n) a lack of feeling, emotion, or intereste
apprehensive
(adj) fearful or anxious, especially about the future
commend
(v) to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attention; to commit to the care of
compatible
(adj) able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system
condolence
(n) an expression of sympathy
consecrate
(v) to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special puropse
decrepit
( adj) old and feeble; worn-out, ruined
deride
(v) to ridicule, laugh at with contempt
ingenuous
(adj) innocent, simple; frank,sincere
multifarious
(adj) having a great variety; numerous and diverse
obsolete
(adj) out- of- date, no longer in use
omnivorous
(adj) eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything having a wide wariety of tastes
parsimonious
(adj) stingy, miserly; meager, poor, small
quandary
(n) a state of perplexity or doubt
recalcitrant
(adj) stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
repraisal
(n) an injury done in return for injury
revel
(v) to take great pleasure in; (n) a wild celebration
stulify
(v) to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on
suave
(adj) smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses

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